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Cappa Townland

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Location: County Tipperary, Irelandmap
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Cappa Townland has an area of 120.92 hectares / 0.47 square miles / 298 acres, 3 roods, 8 perches. It is bordered by the townlands of Donnybrook, Gortnadrumman, Lisnamoe, Riverlawn, Ummera and Woodville.[1] It is shown on the Down Survey map as Cappagh East and Cappagh West.[2] A house named Camira was formerly on the townland.[3]

1781 - John Short of Pallas (1st), Frances Short daughter of said John (2nd), Percy Hunt (3rd), Wm Short of Ballinamona and James Short Jnr of Pallas (4th) re marriage of Frances Short to John Piercy Hunt - lands in Ballysinode. John Piercy Hunt of Ballysinode demise lands of Ballysinode to James Short and Wm Short. Witnesses inc Vere Hunt of Cappagh, Co Tipp.[4]

1782 - marriage settlement between John White of Lisowen, Co Limerick, Catherine White otherwise Hunte his wife (1st part), Newport White his son and Harriott White otherwise Davis his wife (2nd part), Vere Hunt of Cappa and John Short of Pallas (3rd part), Newport White of Kilmoylan, Co Limerick and Benjamin White of Duinpoole in Co Clare (4th part) refer to agreement dated 25/03/1778 previous to marriage of Newport White with Harriott White otherwise Davis. Mention of Revd Richd Chadwick of Chadville, Co Tipp.[5]

1802 - Vere Dawson Hunt of Cappagh, Tipp (1st) and James Short of Newtown, Queen's Co. and Frances Hunt also Short his dau (2nd), Henry Palmer and William Short of Ballymackey (3rd) and Rev John Hunt and John Short of Pallas (4th) - lands in Cappagh. Witnesses inc Henry Short of Ballymona, Tipp.[6]

1811 - James Short of Newtown, Queen's Co. and Eliza Short (otherwise Hunt) daughter of late Vere Hunt decd, his wife on one part and Vere Dawson Hunt of Cappagh, Tipp on other part. Refers to marriage between Vere Hunt late of Cappagh decd and Eliza Dawson, niece of Moses Dawson of Greenfield Co Tipp. decd. Refers to deed dated 18th/19th November 1773 between Henry Hunt, father of Vere Hunt (1st Part), Moses Dawson and Eliza Dawson, his niece (2nd part) and John (Jonathan?) Short and William Short (3rd part) and ??? White and ??? White (4th part) re lands in Drommad, Farleedig and Gurtnechane in Co Tipp to William and John (Jonathan?) and heirs and use to Vere Hunt for his life. Witnesses inc James Short Jnr of Newtown.[7]

1811 - marriage settlement made between James Short of Newtown, Elizabeth Short otherwise Hunt his wife (one part) and Vere Dawsion Hunt of Cappa, William Short of Clermont and Revd John Hunt of High Park (other part). Mention of Fitzmaurice Hunt. Witnesses inc James Short Jnr of Newtown and Revd John Short (should read Hunt, I think).[8]

1814 - Thomas Dodd of Mountrath (1st part) James Short of Newtown and Joseph Calcutt of Coldblow (?) (2nd part), Harriet Hunt Spinster (3rd part), Vere Dawson Hunt of Cappagh and Revd Val Griffiths of Mountrath (4th part). Marriage of Thomas Dodd and Harriet Hunt. Mention also of Jno (Jonathan?) Short of Newtown.[9]

1817 - Vere Dawson Hunt of Cappagh (1st part), Henry Davis Hunt of Limerick (2nd part), Fitzmaurice Hunt of High Park (3rd part). Said Vere, Henry and Fitzmaurice, the three only sons of Vere Hunt formerly of Cappagh decd., and William Short of Clermount are the trustees in the marriage settlement of Vere Dawson Hunt dated 21/1/1802. Mention of Ballysinode.[10]

1824 Pigot's Directory, list of Nenagh Nobility, Gentry and Clergy (on page 301) include Henry Short, esq., Ballinamona, John Short, esq., Camira and J B Short, esq., Lissmore.[11]

  1. https://www.townlands.ie/tipperary/upper-ormond/ballymackey/ballymackey/cappa/.
  2. http://downsurvey.tcd.ie/down-survey-maps.php#bm=Upper+Ormond&c=Tipperary&p=Ballimackie.
  3. http://landedestates.nuigalway.ie/LandedEstates/jsp/property-show.jsp?id=4385.
  4. Registry of Deeds 344 187 230881 dated 17/4/1781.
  5. Registry of Deeds 688 270 473020 dated December 1782 and registered 21/02/1815.
  6. Registry of Deeds 548 335 365466 dated 21/1/1802.
  7. Registry of Deeds 636 265 437307 dated 21/6/1811.
  8. Registry of Deeds 695 395 477300 dated 21/6/1811.
  9. Registry of Deeds 693 95 475840 dated 15/11/1814.
  10. Registry of Deeds 714 363 488699 dated 1817.
  11. https://www.failteromhat.com/pigot/0059.pdf.

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